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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

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More than half the UK adult population do not have a will in place, meaning they...

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How to avoid the lifetime allowance charge

Breaching the lifetime allowance cost pension savers £126m in charges during th...

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HMRC rakes in £126m from 'diligent' pension savers

Pension savers forked out nearly £126m in tax for breaching the £1.25m lifetim...

Retiring now

FCA reveals ageing population strategy proposals

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is preparing to undertake work in six key ...

2016 set to be worst year ever for annuity rates

Annuity rates are on track for their worst year ever, according to analysis by M...

Five reasons not to withdraw your pension cash

A recent survey found people are withdrawing their pension savings and depositin...

Pensions dashboard pilot set for spring 2017

A prototype of the pensions dashboard - where savers can view all their pots in ...

Five outstanding pension questions the Autumn Statement should address

The new chancellor has confirmed the date of his first Autumn Statement and spec...

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